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顎顔面形態別の最大咬合力に対するガム咀嚼訓練の効果
Author
Shirai, Manami Tokushima University
Watanabe, Masahiko Tokushima University
Keywords
Bite force
craniofacial morphology
gum chewing exercise
Content Type
Thesis or Dissertation
Description
Development of the masticatory system is influenced by functional needs. Furthermore, masticatory exercise can improve masticatory function. The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential effect of the gum chewing exercise on the maximum bite force (MBF) in adult subjects with different facial morphologies. MBF was measured by a portable occlusal force gauge and lateral cephalogram was used for evaluation of craniofacial morphology in 19 individuals (7 males and 12 females) with a mean age of 25.4 years (SD ± 4.3). The volunteers underwent gum chewing exercise for 5 min twice a day for 4 weeks. MBF was measured before (T1) and after the 4‐week exercise (T2). The facial morphology of the subjects was classified into the brachy (n = 7), mesio (n = 7), and dolicho (n = 5) facial types. In all three groups, exercise was associated with a significant increase in MBF, though the percent increase was highest in the dolicho facial type. We conclude that gum chewing exercise can improve masticatory performance, especially in individuals with dolicho facial morphology.
Journal Title
Clinical and Experimental Dental Research
ISSN
20574347
Publisher
Wiley
Volume
4
Issue
2
Start Page
48
End Page
51
Published Date
2018-02-22
Remark
内容要旨・審査要旨・論文本文の公開
本論文は, 著者Manami Shiraiの学位論文として提出され, 学位審査・授与の対象となっている。
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©2018 The Authors. Clinical and Experimental Dental Research published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd.This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ )
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language
eng
TextVersion
ETD
MEXT report number
甲第3196号
Diploma Number
甲口第442号
Granted Date
2018-05-10
Degree Name
Doctor of Dental Science
Grantor
Tokushima University
departments
Oral Sciences
University Hospital